Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays Live Blog

Joel Reuter@JoelReuterBRFeatured ColumnistApril 3, 2016

Budding star Chris Archer gets the Opening Day nod for the Rays.
Budding star Chris Archer gets the Opening Day nod for the Rays.Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Rays host the Toronto Blue Jays and their high-powered offense in the second game of this Opening Day Sunday.

The Blue Jays averaged 5.5 runs per game and piled up 127 more runs than any other team last season, and there's no reason to think things will be any different in 2016.

Meanwhile, the Rays have had a busy offseason retooling their offense after finishing 25th in the majors and second-to-last in the AL in scoring.

As these two teams get the AL side of the schedule rolling, be sure to keep it right here for live updates on all the action from Tropicana Field.

Final Score: Blue Jays 5, Rays 3

-Top 1: Edwin Encarnacion two-run single (TOR 2, TB 0)
-Bot 3: Evan Longoria RBI single (TOR 2, TB 1)
-Top 4: Kevin Pillar RBI single (TOR 3, TB 1)
-Top 8: Troy Tulowitzki 2-run home run (TOR 5, TB 1)
-Bot 9: Corey Dickerson solo home run (TOR 5, TB 2)
-Bot 9: Kevin Kiermaier RBI single (TOR 5, TB 3)


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